Lot 30 of 312:
A Discourse on the Revolutions of the Surface of the Globe, 1st Eng Ed.  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For:$192
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A Discourse on the Revolutions of the Surface of the Globe
Author:
Cuvier, G.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnot
Date:
1829
Description:

[4], 261 pp. Illustrated. 4 plates, including frontispiece. (8vo), ¾ maroon leather with marbled boards. First English Edition.

Cuvier's important essay on Catastrophism, the theory that the earth was largely shaped by sudden, violent events.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Covers and extremities rubbed; hinge cracked between pages 2 & 3, 2 partially loose;
 
Item number:
306575
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.